In Cover Letter Tips: Why Cover Letters Still Matter Even If Many Don’t Get Read, I wrote about how important a good resume cover letter can be for making a career change. The great thing about a well-written cover letter (and many of them still DO get read), is it can become a person-to-person ad that quickly tells the person who matters why you are perfect for THEIR job or business.Even in this day and age, a cover letter can be an important tool for career transition. It’s the closest thing to your voice that a potential employer or business connection can get – apart from hearing your actual voice, of course. And within that cover letter, you can even make a case for how well your past experience, as different as it may outwardly appear, matches to where you want to go now.A good resume will paint a picture of who you really are, but in a way that helps the employer see who you’ll be in your NEXT job. And a good career change cover letter will help complete the picture of why all you’ve done in the past and who you are right now, fit perfectly with where you want to be – even without the precise experience.